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Synonyms for bony

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Synonyms for bony

very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold

composed of or containing bone

having bones especially many or prominent bones



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78) Boyer's story seems to be taken as fact by the scholarly community (see Claire Quintal in Bonier, The Beginnings of the Franco-American Colony, 542), despite, as far as I can ascertain, his description being the only proof.
van't RM, Vrijland WW, Lange JF, Hop WC, Jeekel J, Bonier HJ.
His voice changed a whit and got bonier in the middle.
Hawkinson also generates a simulated X-ray photograph by rubbing pastel on a sheet of fabric wrapped around his body so that the bonier protrusions leave their marks; constructs a graph of the relative circumference of his body as measured at regular intervals from head to toe; and draws himself as if woven from lace.
Bonier of Erasmus University, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
At one point he said to me, 'You are bonier now, I can get my arms right round you.
One bonier we know who ships direct to consumers via UPS from its Web site generates approximately 150 percent more margin from these sales than from its sales through retailers, despite splitting the UPS costs with its customers.
But it brought great comfort to the bonier parishioners, sitting in rows of strict devotion, like pencils in a case, who wished to contemplate the words of their vicar without any shuffling from cheek to cheek to disturb the piety of the moment.
She described the first one, "Something Entirely Different," as "a queer good story" and continued, "The only other person who could have written anything like it is you; but it is much bonier, there is practically no flesh on it at all, and no breath of human kindness.
Bonier than Isa, more conventionally pretty but so pale that she looks translucent, Marie is your basic 20-year-old enragee.
It was also House Majority Leader Richard Gephardt (D-MD), Whip David Bonier (D-MI), organized labor, the environmental community, and Ralph Nader whose outspoken opposition to NAFTA besmirched the president's leadership image within his own party and almost resulted in the defeat of the legislation.
Since the early 1970s, marine fish stocks have been in a global freefall: dozens of individual species have been fished to commercial extinction, the rate of growth in marine harvests has plummeted to near zero, and the composition of global catches has downshifted to smaller, bonier, oily fish that eat low on the food chain.
These machines process up to 800 pieces of chicken a minute, separating edible meat from the bonier parts of the birds.
Other areas in the list comprised of Sawabi, Sahab, Karak, Lohirdir, Charsadda, Mansehra, Lakki Marwat, Abbottabad, Malakand, Bonier, D.